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$21 Million Available for SoCal Cities and Counties to Invest in Clean Vehicles, Fuels and Transport
September 22, 2017The Mobile Source Air Pollution Reduction Review Committee (MSRC) recently approved $21 million for cities and counties within the South Coast air district to invest in local clean vehicle, fuel and transportation projects through its new Local Government Partnership Program.
The MSRC’s 2017 Local Government Partnership Program offers local agencies that participate in the AB 2766 Motor Vehicle Subvention Fund Program a pro-rata share of the MSRC’s available funding, avoiding the need for a competitive grant process or to award funding on a first-come, first-served basis.
Under the program, eligible vehicle purchase… Read More
July 20, 2017The MSRC’s latest e-news is packed full of exciting stories about what is happening in the clean transportation arena and how the MSRC is contributing. The MSRC has two new solicitations available. The Natural Gas Infrastructure Program has $4 million available for new and expanded CNG, LNG, and L/CNG infrastructure. The Major Event Center Transportation Program is offering $5 million for projects to help reduce the number of vehicle trips to major event venues not adequately served by public transit. The solicitations close on June 29, 2018 and March 30, 2018, respectively.
Spotlighting one of the latest… Read More
June 06, 2017For a fifth consecutive year, Cathedral City Mayor Pro-Tem Greg Pettis has been re-elected to serve as MSRC Chair for 2017-2018. Serving on the MSRC since 2009, Greg represents the Riverside County Transportation Commission on the Committee. He has been on the Cathedral City City Council since 1994 and will assume his Mayoral duties early next year. In addition to serving on the City Council, he is the Managing Director of the Institute for Sustainability at California State University, San Bernardino. Greg represents Cathedral City and the Coachella Valley on the Riverside County Transportation Commission and the Southern California Associations… Read More
April 10, 2017April kicks off the 2017 baseball season for both the Los Angeles Dodgers and Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, which means thousands of baseball fans will be traveling to Dodger Stadium and the Big A and looking for options to avoid the traffic nightmare. Luckily, the MSRC is back to once again offer cleaner transportation options to get fans out of their cars and onto public transit to get to the games faster and cleaner.
For the seventh consecutive year, the MSRC is providing Clean Transportation Funding to Metro to operate the Dodger Stadium Express, offering game-day… Read More
December 20, 2016To close out 2016, the latest MSRC e-newsletter Clean Air Roadmap has a number of great stories that embody what the MSRC is all about. The first article celebrates the one millionth rider on the MSRC-funded Dodger Stadium Express, and recounts the festive MSRC night at Dodger Stadium with Chair Greg Pettis throwing out the ceremonial first pitch.
The second article spotlights one of the MSRC’s project partners - the City of Irvine - and its new improvements to the San Diego Creek Bikeway. With the help of Clean Transportation Funding from the MSRC, the City enhanced… Read More